Well known as one of northern California's most photographed inns, the Gingerbread Mansion Inn is a spectacular example of Victorian splendor, both inside and out.
The finest bed and breakfast inn in Ferndale, California, has recently been selected as Johansen's Most Excellent Inn in North America. The Gingerbread Mansion Inn, built in 1899, is everything that the discriminating traveler has come to expect: elegance, quietude, charm, warm hospitality, comfort, attention to detail, antiques, romance, beatifully lush English gardens, and a location (in the National and State Historical Landmark Victorian Village of Ferndale) which invites an extended stay!
Exquisitely turreted, carved and gabled, the Gingerbread Mansion Inn is a
visual masterpiece. One of Northern California's most photographed buildings, this Grand
Lady of the Victorian Village also posseses a beautifully restored interior. Enter to
explore our 11 fabulous rooms, our gardens, and the wonderful Victorian Village of
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Guests are pampered with luxuriously appointed baths (some with his-and-her clawfoot tubs and/or fireplaces), bathrobes, turndown service, morning coffee and a delicious full breakfast.
Four parlors are set aside for guest use, including lots of books and magazines as well as games and puzzles to play. Afternoon tea is taken in the parlors, and includes tea, coffee, pastries, cake, cookies, confections, petit fours, and fruit with Devonshire cream. In the evening, a turndown service is provided, complete with bedside chocolates.
The inn offers four parlors and
eleven romantic guest rooms,
all decorated with antiques.
There are eleven large guest rooms, elegantly appointed with Victorian antiques. Each room has its own private bathroom with shower, and several have old-fashioned clawfoot bathtubs as well. Two of the bathrooms are as large as their bedrooms, and are quite spectacular in their own right. Many of the rooms have new plush floral Victorian carpet, rich Victorian wallpaper, and Battenburg lace comforters
Before breakfast, coffee or tea is available to take to the room. A full breakfast is served in the dining room, and includes fresh fruits and juice, locally made cheeses, homemade granola, and a baked egg dish, such as Stuffed French Toast or Eggs Florentine with Creamy Cheese Sauce.
The Gingerbread Mansion Inn was recently awarded a Four Diamond rating by AAA for the eighth straight year.
Gingerbread Mansion Inn Bed and Breakfast
is a member of the following associations:
California Association of Bed & Breakfast Inns
Professional Association of Innkeepers International
Select Registry, Distinguished Inns of North America
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